Violation: Use of Open-flame Grills on Patios or Balconies Prohibited

Violation: Missing/Non-functioning Smoke Detector

Violation: Improperly Maintained Draft Stop

Violation: Improperly Maintained Draft Stop

Violation: Blocked Exterior Window/Emergency Exit

Violation: Blocked Exterior Window/Emergency Exit

Violation: Blocked Exterior Window/Emergency Exit

Violation: Improperly Stored Gas Powered Equipment

Violation: Improperly Stored Propane Tank

Code Compliance works in conjunction with the Arlington Fire Department to ensure the health and safety of its citizens. Our officers address and enforce city, state, federal or international fire codes that have been adopted by the City of Arlington.

Common Violations

  • Operating charcoal burners and other open-flame cooking devices on combustible balconies or within 10 feet (3048 mm) of combustible construction
  • Blocking exterior door or window/emergency exit out of a room or unit
  • Improperly maintained draft stop or fire stop inside the attic of a multi-family structure
  • No batteries in smoke detector or a smoke detector that is not installed and/or functioning according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Storing propane tanks, gas powered equipment, or any combustible material in or around multi-family units

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Report a Concern

Report a code violation online or by calling the Action Center at 817-459-6777. In case of emergency call 9-1-1.

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